Pierz

Carol Stangl will receive honorary plaque at the Morrison County Fair By Tina Snell, Staff Writer While some records differ from others, it cannot be disputed that the Stangl farm in Pierz has been in the family for more than 100  years. Conrad Stangl, born in 1855, came to America from Austria in the early 1880s. [...]

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The Pierz youth football camp will be held at the high school football fields, July 28 – 29. The youth camp is open to all boys entering fourth – eighth grade for the 2014-15 school year and all schools are welcome. Groups will be divided by age. The camp will cater to athletes wanting to [...]

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The Pierz sports meeting for parents, athletes and coaches has been scheduled for Monday, Aug. 4. This meeting is for all seventh – 12th graders involved in any sport in any season. The meeting will take place in the MAC gym, with registration at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting to follow. Parents are asked to [...]

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Couple with ties to Pierz and Harding have plenty of knowledge to win By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Romelle and the late John Kurtz, Harding, and Ralph and the late Lolly Hoheisel, Pierz, have a grandson who, with his wife, are currently being featured on the television show “Rowhouse Showdown” on the FYI channel, a division [...]

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Pierz 12-year-old Matthias Algarin qualified for the Amateur Athletic Union  National Track and Field Junior Olympic Championships after progressing through the state and regional levels. The national meet will be held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, July 26 – Aug. 2, where Algarin will compete against the top eight qualifiers from each of [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Ivan Weber, born and raised in Pierz, has been told most of his life that he has cerebral palsy. He was diagnosed in 1968, at age 3 after his parents, Leo and Rosetta Weber, took him to the doctor. A benefit for Weber is planned for Saturday, July 26, at the [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor When representatives of all the organizations instrumental in helping Smude’s Sunflower Oil get started gathered to wait for U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar to visit, the room was packed. But then, it took a lot of help for Tom and Jenni Smude of Pierz to start production of their sunflower oil, and [...]

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Pitcher/Infielder Eric Lampert, senior, Upsala-Swanville Area Lampert, the Record’s Player of the Year, was about as consistent as they come in all phases of the game for the Patriots. He went 5-1 with a 1.11 ERA, striking out a staggering 80 batters with only seven walks in 50 2/3 innings, recording back-to-back complete-game wins in [...]

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Pole Vault/Sprints/Jumps Rachelle LeBlanc, senior, Little Falls LeBlanc finishes off one of the best athletic careers in Little Falls history as the Record’s Athlete of the Year for the third time. LeBlanc proved a valuable point-earner in sprints and jumps, but her biggest impact was unquestionably in the pole vault, where she cleared 11-feet in [...]

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